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Obtain medical device or in vitro diagnostic registration certificate  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain registration certificate of premises for medical and in vitro diagnostic devices  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain medical devices or in vitro diagnostics import permit  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of radioactivity analysis  (3) expand_more expand_less
Pre-clearance documentation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Custom declaration  (3) expand_more expand_less
Verification of consignment  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain TRA release order  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain delivery order  (3) expand_more expand_less
Port clearance  (6) expand_more expand_less

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Pay registration fees
(last modified: 08/12/2021)

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Contact details

Entity in charge


Unit in charge

Bank hall

Mon: 08:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 16:30
Sat: 08:30 - 12:00
NMB and TIB bank Dar es salaam ports branches works 24 hours 7 days.

Person in charge

Bank Teller

Bank Teller
List of banks and bank accounts List of banks and bank accounts

Expected results

Stamped bank deposit slip


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
TMDA profoma invoice

Cost USD 850

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Registration of imported medical devices
USD 500
For medical device Class A non-exempted from registration
or  USD 2,500
For medical devices class B, C and D
or  USD 150
or  USD 300
or  USD 200
Retention- Class A, B, C and D
Other costs
Registration of imported in vitro diagnostic devices
USD 350
Class A
or  USD 1,250
Class B
or  USD 1,500
Class C
or  USD 2,000
Class D
or  USD 125
or  USD 250
or  USD 250
Payment methods: cash, check, Mobile money
For Mpesa, Dial *150*00# .For Tigopesa, Dial *150*01# . For Airtelmoney, Dial *150*60#. For Halopesa, Dial *150*88#. Select government payment, payment number will be the control number. The payment number for both platforms is the valid control number obtained from the Tanzania Medicines and Medical devices Authority (TMDA). Payments can also be made through banks using the control number.

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  20mn
Attention at counter: Max.   5mn

Legal justification

1. Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2015
Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics (Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2015
Section 122(1)(i))schedule42-80

Additional information

Variation means a change to any aspect of a pharmaceutical product, including but not limited to a change to formulation, method, site of manufacture, specifications for the finished product, ingredients, container and container labeling and product information.

Who certified this information ?

Damas NYANG'ANYI, Ag. Director of Business Support, 18/12/2018

Recourse: Bank

Entity in charge


Unit in charge

Customer care bank

Mon: 08:00 - 16:30
Tue: 08:00 - 16:30
Wed: 08:00 - 16:30
Thu: 08:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 16:30
Sat: 08:30 - 12:00

Person in charge

Customer Service Manager

Customer Service Manager
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